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Science Symposium

The 20th Annual Mancini Science Symposium was held on May 8th, 2014. Students enrolled in Astronomy, Chemistry, and Physics classes from PVCC participated in this event. Please take a moment to view the presentations below.

An Overview of the Foundation of Navigation by Ms. Megan Reder

Atomic Layer Desposition by Mr. Cody Fisher

Ultrasound, Sonar, and Medical Imaging by Ms. Allison Olshove

Solar Activity by Ms. Michelle Scott

Emulsions and Support Structures for Personal Care Products by Ms. Chantel Sloan

Vehicle Crumple Zones: Life Savers by Ms. Katie Snead

Contact Us

Science Division
G Building
(602) 787-6631

Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building
(602) 787-6940

Science Division Chair & Physical Science Department Chair
Dr. Scott Massey
G 114 (602) 787-6644

Life Science Department Chair
Jeffrey Lace
LS 215 (602) 787-7913


Full Time Faculty

Debra Adair, Biology
LS 212 (602) 787-7822

Dr. Satinder Bains, Chemistry
J133 (602) 787-6586

Harry Birkmann, Geology
G 101 (602) 787-6820

Jaimee Corbet, Biology
LS 211 (602) 787-6784

Jim Doyle, Biology
LS 213 (602) 787-6591

Casey Durandet, Physics
G 109 (602) 787-6651

Jeffrey Hoyt, Biology
LS 210 (602) 787-7419

Jon Hayashi, Biology
LS 218 (602) 787-6827

Jeffrey Lace, Biology, LS Department Chair
LS 215 (602) 787-7913

Lynn Lalko, Chemistry
G 106 (602) 787-6640

Anthony Lamanna, Biology
LS 219 (602) 787-6643

Scott Massey, Chemistry, Science Division Chair
G 114 (602) 787-6644

Lynda Santiago, Biology
G 112 (602) 787-6648

Jennifer Weitz, Astronomy
G 108 (602) 787-6818

Julie Olander, Chemistry
G 113  (phone ext. is not yet determined)



Curtis Chambers, Laboratory Technician
H 118 (602) 787-7889

Melissa Durfee, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-6637

David Hellman, Laboratory Technician
G 150 (602) 787-6685

John Jones, Laboratory Coordinator
LS 112 (602) 787-6638

Marina Shal, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-7428

Cindy Nicoloff, Life Sciences Secretary
LS 207 (602) 787-6940


Adjunct Faculty

Kelly Alderman, Biology

Jaminelli Banks, Biology

Darra Browning, Biology

Greg Cohen, Chemistry

Brian England, Engineering

Robert Ewing, Astronomy

Roy Fuller, Geology

Stephan George, Biology

Jayme Gillen, Biology

Charles King, Chemistry

Richard Marx, Biology

Tiffany Naughton, Biology

Charles Pace, Chemistry

Hannah Phipps - Yonas, Biology

Sadie Puerner, Chemistry

Alan Putzke, Biology

Carson Robertson, Biology

Don Robinson, Geology

William Sherry, Astronomy

Jeff Simpson, Geology

Linda Stearns, Chemistry

Sara Stollar-Yates, Biology

Mike Swingler, Physics

Amy Terlisner, Biology

Tatjana Thomas, Biology

James Valente, Biology

Syd Wilson, Engineering

Alissa Wooden, Biology



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